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[[File:Meridian Idaho Amity Family History Center.jpeg|thumb|Entrance on east side of building]]
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<br>'''Serving the Meridian Idaho Area ''' <br>
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[https://www.google.com/maps/place/12040+W+Amity+Rd,+Boise,+ID+83709/@43.562249,-116.332431,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54ae50ce070f3d69:0x4c17b851e8460869 Location Map]<br> 12040 West Amity Road Boise, Idaho  83709<br>208-362-2638 <br> '''Hours''' <br>
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'''Tue''': 9 am – 12 pm  1 pm - 4 pm  7 pm - 9 pm<br>'''Wed-Thurs''': 7 pm – 9 pm<br> '''Closed 4th Thursday of each Month'''
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<br>Center is open other hours by appointment with your ward Temple and Family History Consultant
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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== NEW at the Center ==
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<blockquote>'''Geneanet''', a new family history website based in France, which offers free access to Church members  '''''See below at LINKS'''''</blockquote>
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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== '''Closures'''<u></u>''':''' ==
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'''February 21st carpet cleaning'''
  
*'''Address:''' 1204 West Amity Road, Meridian Idaho
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'''All July'''
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1204+W+Amity+Rd,+Boise,+ID+83705&hl=en&sll=37.160317,-95.712891&sspn=37.650893,78.662109&z=16 Meridian Idaho Amity Family History Center]
 
  
''Boise, ID''  
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'''All of Christmas Week'''
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[[File:Meridian Idaho Amity Family History Center inside picture 1.jpeg|right|frameless]]
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'''All of New Years week'''
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== '''Calendar and Events'''  ==
  
'''''Phone:''' 362-2638''  
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=== '''Monday Family Home Evening Groups''' ===
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October 9  Desert Ward FHE
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:id_meridianamity@ldsmail.net id_meridianamity@ldsmail.net]&nbsp; [mailto:rgrames@msn.com rgrames@msn.com]<br>
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=== '''Tuesday Groups''' ===
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Sept 19 -  Kingsbridge Ward Relief Society
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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=== '''Wednesday Groups Activities'''   ===
  
*'''Tuesday:''' 9 am - noon, 1 pm - 4pm, 7 pm - 9 pm
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<s>Aug 23 - Victory Ward Youth Activity - Beehives</s>   
  
'''Holiday Schedule:''' <br>
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<s>Aug 30 - Victory Ward Youth Activity - Teachers0</s>   
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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<s>Sept 06 - Victory Ward Youth Activity - Miamaids</s>   
  
==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;  ====
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<s>Sept 13 - Devonshire Ward Young men</s>   
  
'''March 5, 2013 7 - 8 p.m.'''
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Sept 20 - Meridian Green Ward Priest Quorum - Indexing   
  
&nbsp; Legacy Family Tree&nbsp; - adding and editing records
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Sept 27 - Kingsbridge Ward Young Women   
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; If you have a laptop bring it for hands on learning.&nbsp; Bring any information you have that needs added to your system.&nbsp;
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=== '''Thursday Groups Activities''' ===
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<s>June 15 - Devinshire Ward Relief Society - tour and learn how to use the Family History Center</s>
  
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== <b>Classes  7 pm - 8 pm</b> ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Date
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!Topic
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!Instructor
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|-
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|<s>January 24</s>
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|<s>Attaching photos and documents</s>
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|<s>Joyce E. Lopez DeVinaspre</s>
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|-
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|<s>February 28</s>
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|<s>using the card catalog</s>
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|<s>Julie Hicks</s>
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|-
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|<s>March 28</s>
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|<s>Tools for researching Danish and Scandinavian ancestors</s>
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|<s>Jim & Carol Sullinger</s>
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|-
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|<s>April 25</s>
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|<s>Fixing a loop pedigree in FamilyTree</s>
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|<s>John & Sandy Embury</s>
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|-
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|<s>May 23</s>
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|<s>social media to do FamilyHistory research</s>
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<s>Zoning and Web Indexing Q&A</s>
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|<s>Lynda Avery</s>
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<s>Irene Grames</s>
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|-
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|<s>June 27</s>
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|<s>German research</s>
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|<s>Todd Johnson</s>
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|-
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|July
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|'''''No Class this month'''''
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|
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|-
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|<s>August 22</s>
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|<s>Researching Irish ancestors</s>
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|<s>Glen Olsen</s>
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|-
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|September 26
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|DNA and family history
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|Ron Grames
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|-
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|October 24
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|RESEARCH USING TIMELINES
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|Angela Vause
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|-
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|November
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|'''''No Class this month'''''
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|
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|-
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|December
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|'''''No Class this month'''''
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|}
  
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==<nowiki/>'''Quarterly Temple and Family History Consultant Meeting'''==
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This is for all ward temple and family history consultant's, High Priest Group leader, Stake Presidency Member and High Counselor over Temple and Family History.  It's held in the Boise Amity Stake Center's high council room 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  
'''April 2, 2013 7 - 8 p.m.'''
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<s>January 18</s>
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Legacy Family Tree - adding source records
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<s>April 19</s>
  
If you have a laptop bring it for hands on learning.&nbsp; Bring any information you have that needs added to your system.
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July 19
  
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October 18
  
 
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== Center Resources ==
'''May 7, 2013&nbsp; 7 - 8 p.m.'''
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp; Scanning documents and pictures.&nbsp;
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bring your documents and pictures to scan.&nbsp; We will also discuss how to name and organize your digital records.&nbsp; If time allows we will also show how to attach these documents to your ancestor.
 
 
 
==== Class Schedule&nbsp;  ====
 
 
 
Every first Tuesday evening 7 - 8 p.m. there is an open training class.&nbsp; The size of the room is small so come early for better seating.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
'''March 5, 2013 7 - 8 p.m.'''
 
 
 
&nbsp; Legacy Family Tree&nbsp; - adding and editing records
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; If you have a laptop bring it for hands on learning.&nbsp; Bring any information you have that needs added to your system.
 
 
 
<br>'''April 2, 2013 7 - 8 p.m.'''
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp; Legacy Family Tree - adding source records
 
 
 
If you have a laptop bring it for hands on learning.&nbsp; Bring any information you have that needs added to your system.
 
 
 
<br>'''May 7, 2013&nbsp; 7 - 8 p.m.'''
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp; Scanning documents and pictures.&nbsp;
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bring your documents and pictures to scan.&nbsp; We will also discuss how to name and organize your digital records.&nbsp; If time allows we will also show how to attach these documents to your ancestor.<br>
 
 
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
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=== Center Resources ===
 
  
 
==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.  
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
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:*Research books
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:*Searchable database of all library books, microfilm, and microfiche
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:Eight computers
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; One Computer and Projector for classes
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; One computer aided Microfilm / Micro-fishe reader
  
=== Center Services  ===
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Three printers
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; One printer scanner .
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Two digital audio recorders for loan
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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== '''Center Services''' ==
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Temple and Family History Consultants
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
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For training please see the [[Ogden FamilySearch Library Class Schedule|classes]] offered and the online training at [https://www.lds.org/callings/temple-and-family-history?lang=eng Temple and Family History Consultant training].  For additional training contact your high priest group leader or call/email the Stake Temple and Family History Consultant - Center for training at the FHC. Ron Grames - (208) 850-0631  rgrames@msn.com
  
 
=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
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* [[BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy]], Provo.
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* [[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
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* [[Church History Library]], Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, *CensureBlock*s, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material<sup>[[Ogden FamilySearch Library|[2]]]</sup>
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* [http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers], Salt Lake City, the Museum displays artifacts, and the History Department collects and preserves about 100,000 histories of pioneers who set out for, settled, or were born in Utah by 10 May 1869.<sup>[[Ogden FamilySearch Library|[3]]]</sup>
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* [http://history.utah.gov/ Utah State Historical Society], Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, *CensureBlock* collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.<sup>[[Ogden FamilySearch Library|[4]]]</sup>
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* [http://usgenweb.com USGenWeb]  Keeping Internet Genealogy Free -  Celebrating in 2016 the 20th Anniversary of The USGenWeb Project!
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* '''[http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865674460/?user=app Geneanet],''' a new family history website based in France, which offers free access to Church members 
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''  
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=== '''Volunteer at the Center''' ===
  
=== Volunteer at the Center ===
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Contact Ron Grames, Stake TFH Consultant - Center if you would like to serve at the center.  rgrames@msn.com (208) 850-0631
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{| class="wikitable"
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|+'''Family History Center Schedule'''
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!
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!Week 1
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!Week 2
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!Week3
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!Week4
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!Week 5
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|-
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|Tues 7-9 pm
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|Meridian 4<sup>th</sup>
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Kings Bridge
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|Shafer View Ward
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Sherbrook Ward
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|Tuscany
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Green Valley
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|Classes
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|CLOSED
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|Wed 7-9 pm
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|Charter Point
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Riva Ridge
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|Mason Creek
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Blue Meadows
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|Meridian Greens
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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Victory
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Meridian 6<sup>th</sup>
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|Desert
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Meridian 11<sup>th</sup>
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|CLOSED
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|-
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|Thur 7-9 pm
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|Locust Grove
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Devonshire
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|Overland
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Meridian 5<sup>th</sup>
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|Meridian 16<sup>th</sup>Valley Heights
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|Closed - Temple Night
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|CLOSED
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Latest revision as of 22:45, 19 September 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
Entrance on east side of building


Serving the Meridian Idaho Area

Meridian Idaho Amity Family History Center inside picture 2.jpeg

Boise Idaho Amity Family History Library

Location Map
12040 West Amity Road Boise, Idaho 83709
208-362-2638
Hours

Tue: 9 am – 12 pm 1 pm - 4 pm 7 pm - 9 pm
Wed-Thurs: 7 pm – 9 pm
Closed 4th Thursday of each Month
Center is open other hours by appointment with your ward Temple and Family History Consultant


NEW at the Center

Geneanet, a new family history website based in France, which offers free access to Church members See below at LINKS

Closures:

February 21st carpet cleaning

All July

All of Christmas Week

Meridian Idaho Amity Family History Center inside picture 1.jpeg

All of New Years week

Calendar and Events

Monday Family Home Evening Groups

October 9 Desert Ward FHE

Tuesday Groups

Sept 19 -  Kingsbridge Ward Relief Society

Wednesday Groups Activities

Aug 23 - Victory Ward Youth Activity - Beehives

Aug 30 - Victory Ward Youth Activity - Teachers0

Sept 06 - Victory Ward Youth Activity - Miamaids

Sept 13 - Devonshire Ward Young men

Sept 20 - Meridian Green Ward Priest Quorum - Indexing

Sept 27 - Kingsbridge Ward Young Women

Thursday Groups Activities

June 15 - Devinshire Ward Relief Society - tour and learn how to use the Family History Center

Classes 7 pm - 8 pm

Date Topic Instructor
January 24 Attaching photos and documents Joyce E. Lopez DeVinaspre
February 28 using the card catalog Julie Hicks
March 28 Tools for researching Danish and Scandinavian ancestors Jim & Carol Sullinger
April 25 Fixing a loop pedigree in FamilyTree John & Sandy Embury
May 23 social media to do FamilyHistory research

Zoning and Web Indexing Q&A

Lynda Avery

Irene Grames

June 27 German research Todd Johnson
July No Class this month
August 22 Researching Irish ancestors Glen Olsen
September 26 DNA and family history Ron Grames
October 24 RESEARCH USING TIMELINES Angela Vause
November No Class this month
December No Class this month

Quarterly Temple and Family History Consultant Meeting

This is for all ward temple and family history consultant's, High Priest Group leader, Stake Presidency Member and High Counselor over Temple and Family History. It's held in the Boise Amity Stake Center's high council room 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

January 18

April 19

July 19

October 18

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Research books
  • Searchable database of all library books, microfilm, and microfiche

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

Eight computers

       One Computer and Projector for classes

       One computer aided Microfilm / Micro-fishe reader

       Three printers

       One printer scanner .

       Two digital audio recorders for loan

Center Services

Temple and Family History Consultants

For training please see the classes offered and the online training at Temple and Family History Consultant training. For additional training contact your high priest group leader or call/email the Stake Temple and Family History Consultant - Center for training at the FHC. Ron Grames - (208) 850-0631 rgrames@msn.com

Links

  • BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy, Provo.
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, *CensureBlock*s, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material[2]
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, the Museum displays artifacts, and the History Department collects and preserves about 100,000 histories of pioneers who set out for, settled, or were born in Utah by 10 May 1869.[3]
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, *CensureBlock* collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.[4]
  • USGenWeb Keeping Internet Genealogy Free - Celebrating in 2016 the 20th Anniversary of The USGenWeb Project!
  • Geneanet, a new family history website based in France, which offers free access to Church members

Volunteer at the Center

Contact Ron Grames, Stake TFH Consultant - Center if you would like to serve at the center. rgrames@msn.com (208) 850-0631

Family History Center Schedule
Week 1 Week 2 Week3 Week4 Week 5
Tues 7-9 pm Meridian 4th

Kings Bridge

Shafer View Ward

Sherbrook Ward

Tuscany

Green Valley

Classes CLOSED
Wed 7-9 pm Charter Point

Riva Ridge

Mason Creek

Blue Meadows

Meridian Greens

Victory Meridian 6th

Desert

Meridian 11th

CLOSED
Thur 7-9 pm Locust Grove

Devonshire

Overland

Meridian 5th

Meridian 16thValley Heights Closed - Temple Night CLOSED